The Forest full trailer is here. The supernatural thriller, starring Natalie Dormer ( Game of Thrones ) and directed by Jason Zada, is based on an original idea by David S. Goyer and was filmed on location in Tokyo, Japan and in the areas surrounding the legendary Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt. Fuji.
The Forest tells the story of a young American woman who goes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. Despite everyone’s warnings to “stay on the path,” Sara enters the forest determined to discover the truth about her sister’s fate, only to be confronted by the angry and tormented souls of the dead who prey on anyone who wanders into the forest.
The Forest is one of two upcoming films to be set in the Aokigahara forest. Gus Van Sant’s latest, Sea of Trees. Starring Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe and Matthew McConaughey.
The Forest will arrives in theaters on January 8, 2016.